Swimmer Alexandra Vartiainen signs with Washington State University


Finnish Swimmer Alexandra Vartiainen has signed to swim in NCAA Division 1 for Washington State University. Here’s what Washington State had to say about the signing –

Alexandra Vartiainen is out of SK Neptun in Bromma, Sweden. In the Finnish age group championships, she won gold in the 100 breast, 200 IM, 400 IM, and 800 free. Then in the Swedish age group championships she won gold in the 400 IM and the 400 free. Along with her gold medals she made the Finnish Junior Nationals Team and the Swedish Junior Nationals team where she placed third in the 200 breast. In the 2019 Swedish Short Course Meter Championships she placed fifth in the 50 breast, sixth in the 200 breast and seventh in the 100 breast.”

Congratulations to Alexandra and Washington State on the signing! Athletes Abroad wishes Alexandra the best of luck as she swims in one of the most competitive swim conferences in the NCAA (the Pac-12 conference)!